Based in San Francisco, California, Coinbase has been around since June 2012. It is a global digital asset exchange company. Simply put, it is an online platform for buying, selling, transferring, and storing digital currency. It thus functions both as a digital currency wallet as well as a trading platform for major cryptocurrencies. To date, the exchange has over 30 million users with a total trading volume surpassing $150 billion.
It is so often the case that new users of cryptocurrencies and digital assets don’t like to get bogged down in the underlying technology. All they want to do is a little bit of currency speculation and investing. So, for users such as this, Coinbase, one of the top 10 digital exchange platforms in the world, is ideal.
Popular cryptocurrencies for trading in this platform include Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH), and Litecoin (LTC). Some of the popular products from Coinbase are:
- Coinbase Wallet is a secure mobile crypto wallet and Web 3 DApp (decentralized application) browser. It can easily send, receive and store BTC, BCH, ETH, ETC (Ethereum Classic), LTC, XRP (Ripple), and Ethereum-based ERC20 tokens.
- Coinbase Pro for trading by individual users and Coinbase Prime for institutional investors.
- Commerce that helps merchants anywhere in the world accept cryptocurrency payments in a fully decentralized way.
- Developers for using digital API to integrate BTC, BCH, LTC, and ETH into both new and existing applications.
Here, we bring you the latest from Coinbase related to finance and funding, business partnerships, product releases and updates, and crypto regulations.